Daily Archives: March 25, 2021

Movie Review: Priests Pearce, Keith David and Stephen Lang face Satan in “The Seventh Day”

A sparkling supporting cast can’t save “The Seventh Day,” a tepid exorcism thriller that begins with promise and dies pretty much the moment the “lead” steps into the spotlight. It’s got Keith David as a stalwart priest trying to save … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Romanians look to “Queen Marie”to save their country

A little history we in the West don’t know. This post WWI period piece opens May 7.

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Documentary preview: Remember Tiny Tim? You SHOULD — “Tiny Tim: King of a Day”

Weird Al narrates (and speaks in Tiny’s place) in this April 23 release.

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Documentary Review: Miss “Tina” at your own peril

Best concert I ever saw? Tina Turner, the “Farewell Tour,” the first one — 2000. It was the exclamation point on a sixteen year-long victory lap for the hardest working woman in show business. And yes, she left it all … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The delicious despair of the idle rich as they seek a “French Exit”

“French Exit” is like a Whit Stillman adaptation of Somerset Maugham’s “The Lotus Eater,” with producer Wes Anderson dropping by the set, late in the shoot, insisting that he “Make it more TWEE.” It’s a tale of the idle rich … Continue reading

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Movie Review: A Dutch treat — Father and son bond over “Waterboys”

Victor is having an argument with a wife who isn’t at home. What’s with this? Where’s that? It takes him a couple of minutes to see the half-empty shelves and closets. It takes him a minute more to see the … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: An Outback Western, “High Ground”

This looks good. Epic. Another chance to revel in the glory that Jack Thompson, too. A May 14 release.

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